News: Surfaces

Poligras to deliver hockey’s first carbon zero turf for Paris 2024

Sport Group’s global hockey turf brand, Poligras has developed the world’s first carbon zero hockey turf which will provide the stage for the world’s best teams at Paris…

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Feb 23, 2023 Environment / Events / Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Concerts to proceed at Jakarta’s GBK Stadium despite FIFA concerns over impact on U20 World Cup playing surface

A series of concerts are to go ahead at Jakarta’s GBK Stadium, Indonesia’s national football stadium, despite requests from world football governing body FIFA over potential…

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Feb 14, 2023 Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Pavigym software innovation to drive World Gym’s Studio X group training concept

Gym flooring and interactive fitness solutions provider Pavigym has revealed that its Bootiq software will be a significant component of World Gym’s new Studio X boutique concept.…

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Nov 3, 2022 Fitness / Surfaces / Technology /


ASM Global appoints Australian sports turf expert for Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Sports Park

ASM Global has announced Malcolm Caddies, Grounds Manager at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium, as General Manager of Sports Turf and Landscape at Kai Tak Sports Park in Hong Kong.…

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Sep 13, 2022 Events / Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


European Commission move to restrict microplastic use set to impact infill used in synthetic turf systems

The use of recycled rubber and plastic as an infill for artificial turf systems may well be impacted by recommendations from the European Commission (EC) to introduce restrictions for the…

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Sep 9, 2022 ByNigel Benton Legal / Play / Safety / Sport / Surfaces /


FIBA approves use of glass LED courts for elite tournaments

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has approved the use of LED glass courts in elite-level tournaments, allowing new broadcast experiences and sponsorships activations.…

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Jun 2, 2022 Marketing / Sport / Surfaces / Technology / Venues /


Polytan named Germany’s ‘brand of the century’

Artificial turf, manufactured by Polytan under the Poligras and LigaTurf brands, has been named as the ‘Brand of the Century’ by Germany’s Zeit publishing group. Selected…

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Mar 30, 2022 Marketing / Sport / Surfaces / Technology /


Waterplay and Life Floor announce partnership

Global aquatic play expert Waterplay® has partnered with leading aquatic surfacing manufacturer Life Floor, to bring outstanding aquatic splash pad experiences to the global market -…

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Mar 16, 2022 Aquatics / Design / Play / Surfaces / Waterparks /



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